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“The risk for real estate property companies is not to embrace coworking”

“The risk for real estate property companies is not to embrace coworking”

Henrik Saxborn is the CEO of Castellum, the second biggest real estate company in Sweden. The Swedish company manages an assets portfolio of more than 600 properties, mainly in commercial real estate, representing a total value of more than nine billion euros.   Main takeaways The highlights from our conversation with Henrik Saxborn are summarised below: One year ago, Castellum took over...

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“With 70 locations, we are today one of the biggest European coworking players”

“With 70 locations, we are today one of the biggest European coworking players”

Roksana Witusinski is the PR and Communications Manager of the group Rent24, today one of the biggest Europe based coworking operators. Founded in 2015 in Berlin, the company operates 70 locations on the continent but also in Israel and the US. Rent24 managed to provide services to around 35.000 members in just 5 years. Learn more about the Rent24 group in this interview with Roksana Witusinski....

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“With Hana, CBRE adds coworking to its facility management offering”

“With Hana, CBRE adds coworking to its facility management offering”

Paul Nellist is the EMEA Managing Director of Hana, the coworking service launched by CBRE - the worlds biggest real estate advising and brokerage company. Hana is a fully owned subsidiary of CBRE which operates 6 locations in the US and 4 in the UK (London and soon Manchester). We have interviewed Paul Nellist to find out more about Hanas expansion plans...

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Knotel (Top 5 US coworking operator) tells more about Europe expansion plans

Knotel (Top 5 US coworking operator) tells more about Europe expansion plans

Frank Zorn is the co-founder of Deskeo, one of the biggest coworking operators in France with 75.000 sqm under management, spread across 50 locations mainly in the Paris and Lyon area. Deskeo is the French arm of the US coworking giant Knotel after Knotel acquired Deskeo last year. The acquisition of Deskeo stepped up Knotel's game in Europe, who had only been present in Germany so far through...

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“The Coworking value chain will soon integrate three different kinds of players”

“The Coworking value chain will soon integrate three different kinds of players”

Andri Rabetanety is Senior Lecturer in Real Estate Finance at Glion Institute of Higher Education. Expert in the hotel industry, Andri sees a similar economical value chain taking place in the coworking industry. Learn more about Andri's hotel experience and what he envisions for the coworking industry. Main takeaways The highlights from our conversation with Andri Rabetanety are summarised...

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“Partnerships are now fueling the coworking space offering’s growth” – Lee Elliott, Knight Frank

“Partnerships are now fueling the coworking space offering’s growth” – Lee Elliott, Knight Frank

Lee Elliott is a London based flex workspace expert who provides insight and foresight into the changing global workplace. He is the Global Head of Occupier Research at Knight Frank, the international real estate advise company. Lee Elliott is also the co-author of "Power of Partnership", a recent report that analyzes the evolution of space-as-a-service and how the rise of coworking and flexible...

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“In Germany, the average size of coworking spaces doubled in the last 3 years” – AllOfficeCenters

“In Germany, the average size of coworking spaces doubled in the last 3 years” – AllOfficeCenters

AllOfficeCenters is a Frankfurt based real estate advising company for flex office solutions in Europe. They have recently released a report about the evolution of flex offerings in the coworking industry in Germany. We have interviewed Thomas Schulz, Managing Partner at AllOfficeCenters, to learn more about the growth of the coworking sector and his take on what's to come.[Check the main...

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“Investors now agree on the 200-300% growth forecast for Coworking and Flex Workspace” – New Work

“Investors now agree on the 200-300% growth forecast for Coworking and Flex Workspace” – New Work

New Work is one of the biggest corporate coworking brands active in Central and Eastern Europe, with 75.000 sqm under management spread across 5 countries: Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Ukraine and Romania. The company had to lay off staff due to the coronavirus crisis. However, close to 100 people work for New Work, which recently and successfully raised a new round of capital. We have...

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“Franchise and shared revenue model is our recipe to grow in suburban areas”

“Franchise and shared revenue model is our recipe to grow in suburban areas”

Alexander Stampfer co-founded the proptech startup andys.cc in Vienna in 2018, a modern workplace operator with a franchise model. We have interviewed Alexander, responsible for the expansion of their locations and the development of andys.cc branch concept, to find out more about the Austrian coworking market and their business model. Alexander will be a speaker at the upcoming Coworking Europe...

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“Franchising is sure to become a bigger part of the coworking landscape”

“Franchising is sure to become a bigger part of the coworking landscape”

Venture X UK & Ireland is the master franchise development partner for Venture X, a premium coworking provider with a focus on member wellbeing, high-end design and inclusivity. It was one of the fastest growing brands in the US last year and now has 29 locations open globally and has signed master licence agreements in 35 countries with plenty more in the pipeline. They recently opened...

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